The beauty of Ski 7 is that you get everything you want, outstanding skiing at seven Colorado resorts, room rates that are reasonably priced and, best of all, you have money left to enjoy Glenwood’s iconic attractions and premier dining
Glenwood Springs, Colo. (PRWEB) November 20, 2012
Ski and snowboarding season in Colorado is imminent; in Glenwood Springs that means it’s time to kick off Ski 7, a Colorado vacation package that combines seven of the state’s most renowned ski resorts with value-priced lodging in Glenwood Springs. Skiers and snowboarders have access to top ski resort destinations all season long and, with the money saved by bunking in Glenwood Springs, they can splurge on après ski activities like soaking in the Glenwood Hot Springs Pool, exploring the subterranean world at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park or dining at award-winning restaurants including the Glenwood Canyon Brewpub or The Pullman.
Thanks to its location midway between Vail and Aspen, Glenwood Springs is the ideal home base for skiing and snowboarding all winter long, and Ski 7 packages make the most of this geographic good fortune. Lodging choices in Glenwood Springs are both plentiful and affordable. With over 1,700 rooms and rates starting as low as $100 per night, the savings add up quickly. For comparison, a typical room in either Aspen or Vail during ski season runs a whopping $300-$400 a night!
“The beauty of Ski 7 is that you get everything you want, outstanding skiing at seven Colorado resorts, room rates that are reasonably priced and, best of all, you have money left to enjoy Glenwood’s iconic attractions and premier dining,” said Lisa Langer, vice president of tourism marketing for the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association.
With seven mountains to choose from, visitors can create a custom Colorado ski or snowboarding vacation. Consider warming up those ski legs at Glenwood’s hometown hill, Sunlight Mountain Resort, a vintage-inspired ski area that is ideally suited to families. Next head south to Aspen where four mountains offer diverse options: Aspen Mountain for a posh downhill experience, Highlands for extraordinary steeps, Snowmass for wide-open spaces and Buttermilk for kid-friendly skiing and riding. Vail and Beaver Creek, both less than an hour from Glenwood Springs, offer more iconic Colorado skiing with charming Euro-inspired base communities.
By staying in Glenwood Springs where lodging is 75 percent less expensive than in neighboring communities, visitors are able to live large even after the slopes close. Post-slope activities include:
- Soaking and swimming in world-famous Glenwood Hot Springs Pool;
- Exploring underground wonders at the Historic Fairy Caves or a thrilling ride on the alpine coaster at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park;
- Indulging in a massage, facial or body treatment at one of Glenwood Springs’ many spas;
- Taking a subterranean steam bath in the naturally-occurring vapor caves once used by the Ute Indians;
- Dining at Glenwood’s 100-plus restaurants that include the award-winning Pullman restaurant and Glenwood Canyon Brewpub; and
- Attending a Glenwood Vaudeville Revue show, always hilarious and family-friendly.
Ski 7 packages are booked through Ski.com, North America’s largest provider of mountain travel, located right here in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. When visitors call, they are connected to a local who has likely seen all the properties and skied the slopes. Because reservation agents live right here in the Roaring Fork Valley, they can answer questions and offer recommendations. Ask them about their favorite runs, upcoming special events or simply where to go for the best steak in town. Booking a Ski 7 package is simple and seamless, call 866-630-5160, or make reservations online at http://www.StayGlenwood.com.
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About Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Springs is located between Aspen and Vail, 165 miles west of Denver or 90 miles east of Grand Junction, on I-70 off Exit 116. For more information about Glenwood Springs, Colorado, call 970-945-6589 or go to http://www.visitglenwood.com/. For lodging reservations, call 888-4-GLENWOOD (888-445-3696). A complete press kit and press releases are available at http://www.visitglenwood.com/press-kit and http://www.visitglenwood.com/press-releases. Access to downloadable photos is available at http://www.visitglenwood.com/photos.
Lisa Langer, Vice President of Tourism Marketing
Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association
lisa (at) glenwoodchamber (dot) com
Vicky Nash, Public Relations Representative
Resort Trends, Inc. – media communications for the travel & tourism industry
vicky (at) resorttrends (dot) com